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, mr. president, and we thank you for being here today. president obama's visit is the perfect occasion to launch a celebration of 180 implemented next year. i thank both president obama and secretary clinton for actively promoting thai-u.s. relations and for constructing engagement asia. this afternoon i have the honors of accompanying the president for an audience with his majesty, the king. reflecting the relationship between our two countries at the highest level. lastly at the bilateral meetings we had productive and wide ranging discussion and a friendly partnership. thailand is the oldest treatied ally of the u.s. in asia and a long lasting one because of our shared commitment to democracy, human rights and free market. i expressed to the president that it is my firm commitment to the people to preserve and protect the democratic system, and i appreciate the support in thailand. i i agree that democracy will lead to economic process. as we agree that sell bratding is not enough, we look to the future and stronger partnership that benefit both countries and indeed the broader regi
. the honorable president barack obama to say a few woods. >> thank you very much. good teechk the people of thailand who have welcomed me so graciously, let me say sol sola bekop. i will say the prime minister's english is much better than my thai. but i want to say thank you so much, madam prime minister, for your generous welcome and warm words and sense of partnership you bring to our work today. as you indicated, asia is my first foreign trip since our election in the united states, and thailand is my first stop. and this is no accident. as i've said many times, the united states is and also will be a pacific nation, as the fastest growing region in the world, the asia past look change so much in our security and prosperity ahead and it's critical to creating jobs for our american people and that's why've made rye storing american engagement in this region a top priority as president. and the corner stone of our strategy is our strong and enduring treaty alliances, which includes our alliance with thailand. thailand is america's oldest friend in asia. next year will mark 180 years of
and neighbor of myanmar and burma, are you certain and do you believe president obama's visit is premature or appropriately timed? thank you? >> well, first of all i think it's important to recognize, david, this is not an endorsement of the burmese government. it's an acknowledgen't there's a process under way inside that country that even a year and a half ago, two years ago nobody foresaw. president hussein is taking steps that move us in a better direction. you have aungi san suu kyi. you've seen prisoners released. there's an articulated commitment for political reform. but i don't think anybody's under the illusion that burma's arrivinged, that they're where they need to be. on the other hand, if we waited to engage until they had achieved a perfect democracy, my suspicion is we'd be waiting an awful long time. and one of the goals of this trip is to highlight the progress that has been made but also to give voice to the much greater progress that needs to be made in the future. so when i address the burmese public as the first president who's ever visited that country, what they'll
the significance of the president and we all thank you for being here today. president obama, it is the perfect occasion to launch the celebration of 180 anniversary of thailand next year. i thank president obama and secretary clinton for actively promo promote... this afternoon i have the honor of accompanying the president for an audience with his majesty the king. the close relationship between our two countries at the highest level. lastly, at the bilateral meetings we had... discussion a partnership. thailand is the oldest ally of u.s. in asia and a long lasting one with commitment to democracy, human rights and free markets. i expressed to the president that it is my firm commitment to the people to preserve and protect the democratic system and i have shared the president's support of democracy in thailand. and democracy will lead to economic prospects. we look to the future and to view an even stronger... both countries and indeed the broader activity. on the economic front to generate growth and create jobs for both thai and american. the president and i agreed to redouble our effort t
that stormy pattern setting up for the rest of the west coast in the full forecast in a few minutes. >> thanks. president obama is now in thailand. air force one arrived in bangkok a few hours ago. president obama will meet thailand's king and queen today and will also have a private talk with the country's prime minister. the president is visiting southeast asia to attend a summit to shore up relations with our allies. >>> happening now, the violence intensifies in the middle east azs israeli air strikes on the gaza strip continue. benjamin netanyahu says israel is ready to expand the gaza operation. the country continued air strikes on targets on the gaza strip on fifth day of fighting. medical officials say two air strikes killed a child and injured a dozen other people at a refugee camp. israel launched nearly 1,000 air strikes since the beginning of the operation earlier this week. nearly 50 palestinians including a number of children have been killed since the fighting started last week. [ speaking foreign language ] >> a rocket launch in gaza today surprised a french journalist and her
and the clock is ticking. >> gregg: david lee miller, thank you. >> heather: meantime, president obama reaffirming his commitment to israel saying that no country would tolerate missiles raining down from outside the borders. he made the comments during a news conference. listen. israel has every light to expect that it does not have missiles fired into its territory. if that can be accomplished without a ramping up of military activity in gaza, that is preferable. that is not just preferable for the people of gaza but it's also preferable for israelis because israeli troops are in gaza, they are much more at risk of incurring fatalities or being wounded. we're going to have to see what kind of progress we can make in the next 24-48 hours. >> heather: leaders on both sides of this conflict are taking parts in negotiations in the egyptian capital but so far have failed to come up with any kind of deal to end the violence. >> gregg: israel dealing with violence on another front. it shelled syrian firefighters after gunfight go spilled over to into golan highlights. they have fired twice
and changes ahead. ann, phil. >> thank you, brian. >>> president obama said israel has the right to defend itself. speaking in thailand today, mr. obama said any effort to resolve the conflict in gaza, quote, starting with no missiles being fired into israel's territory. today is the fifth day of attacks against the gaza rocket operations. israeli strikes hit two media centers in gaza and wounding six. seven civilians were killed in today's airstrikes. 53 palestinians including militants died since wednesday and at least one rocket was fired at tel aviv and intercepted by israel's iron dome missile defense system. >>> in indonesia, more than 5,000 people marched to protest against the israeli air strikes in gaza. the protestors marched to the u.s. embassy carrying indonesian and palestinian flags -- flags, as well as posters against israel. indonesia, a muslim nation, has no diplomatic relations with israel. >>> back here in the states, black friday deals may be red- hot, but who is really paying the price for them? stores like wal-mart, target, and best buy plan to open as early as eight
. >> indeed, thanks, ron, appreciate it. >>> this morning, president obama made a stray comment overseas that speaks volumes taking a tour of a monastery in thailand, the first stop on his trip to asia and listen to what he said about the situation in washington about the monk who was showing him around. >> a prayer. >> just in case you couldn't hear him, he said we're working on a budget in washington. we're going to need a lot of prayer. abc's martha raddatz is in washington this morning guest hosting abc's "this week" for george stephanopoulos. martha, good morning. i know they were laughing over in thailand this morning but they're not going to be laughing if they don't cut a budget deal soon. we're heading into taxmageddon. i know you spoke to the democratic leader in the house nancy pelosi. do you get a sense that we're anywhere close to a deal or are we just hearing a lot of happy talk? >> well, you're hearing a lot of happy talk, dan. i think the operative word is "constructive." that's what nancy pelosi talked about. that's what speaker john boehner talked about, constructive, b
live for us this morning. thank you. >>> now let's check in with ron for a look at the other developing stories at this hour. >> hey, good morning to you, bianna and dan. >>> president obama arrived in thailand this morning, the first stop on an historic three-day visit to asia looking to develop a bigger presence there during his second term as a counterbalance to china. tomorrow he becomes the first sitting president to travel to myanmar, also known as burma, which had been under military rule until very recently. >>> and the company that owned the oil platform that exploded in the gulf of mexico on friday said it will keep searching for the one worker who remains missing. the body of the other worker was recovered by private divers after the coast guard suspended its search. four others remain in the hospital with severe burns. >>> and also in the gulf, a search of a different kind in connection with a rash of violence targeting dolphins. the hunt is on for the attackers responsible for this, a string of disturbing dolphin attacks up and down the gulf coast. >> we responded to one do
of my favorites. so thank you very much. >> that was president barack obama in thailand, and now "your business." hi there, everyone. welcome to a very special edition of "your business." it comes in between black friday and cyber monday. this year small business saturday is november 24th. we're coming to you from maplewood, new jersey. a storm battered states where small businesses need customers more than ever. across the country in burbank, california -- park section of that city, local retailers have banded together to revitalize not only sales but also their neighborhood. normally the stores would be closing and the streets would be quiet. they call it ladies night out where people are coming out to celebrate and support the unique companies. i like to help. it makes me feel like i'm a part of the community. bhu the park wasn't always like this. just a couple of years ago the area known as antique alley was a ghost town. there was no extra money. they came up with the simple idea of staying up late one friday every month to have a party for the customers. >> kathy said what do we
, we're going to bring those to you. nick valencia monitoring and bringing things to you. thanks for that. >>> could this whole thing be a political game? aisle e ask one of the world ice leading experts on the conflict. >>> and president obama woke up in thailand this morning. what's on the agenda for his historic trip to asia. ♪ [ gordon ] for some this line is a convenience. how you doing today? i'm good thanks. how are you? i'm good. [ gordon ] but for others, it's all they can afford. every day nearly nine million older americans don't have enough to eat. anything else? no, not today. join me, aarp, and aarp foundation in the drive to end hunger by visiting bp has paid overthe people of bp twenty-threeitment to the gulf. billion dollars to help those affected and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open, and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. and bp's also committed to america. we support nearly 250,000 jobs and invest more here than anywhere else. we're working to fuel america for generations to come. ou
the press. >> thanks, chris. good morning, richard and angie. obama administration national security team under fire over the petraeus affair and battle over benghazi. this morning, the key voices on "meet the press"ful intelligence chairs of house and senate. mike rogers, dianne feinstein join me, also lindsey graham, south carolina republican leading the charge against the president's u.n. ambassador, susan rice is a nominee for secretary of state. all of this happening while the president is trying to get something done with congress over avoiding the fiscal cliff. and the future of the republican party. all coming up on "meet the press." and after the program, my press pass program with an inside look at lincoln with president historian fdoris kaernz good wi. >>> a man diagnosed with cancer and given just weeks to live finds solace at church. not in the way you might think. greg thomas was diagnosed with stage 4 head and neck cancer three years ago. on long walks to clear his head, he found an old rundown church. he couldn't get inside, so he would sit on the steps to pray. and one da
, chuck todd, thank you. david gregory is moderator of "meet the press." good to see you. president obama has not really inserted himself in the mideast peace process to the extent that his predecessors have. given this current explosion of violence with hamas, given the changes in the arab world we've seen over the last two years, will he have to become more involved? >> i think he probably will. and whether he pursues what a lot of presidents pursue in its second term and that is mideast peace between israelis and palestinians, i think is an open question based on conditions on the ground. and what we're seeing now is part of that. is there a reasonable basis to begin those negotiations? right now he's got perhaps an even more difficult job, which is to make sure countries like egypt don't throw their weight behind hamas against israel, that egypt acts as a kind of restraining partner, which is what it's typically done with militants in the area, and that's why the president's conversations with egypt are so important right now. >> and speaking of the middle east, the investigation into
but thanks to obama we owe an extra trillion dollars. we have to cut geezer welfare to pay for them. maryland, democrat line. >> thank you. i'm a first time caller actually and thank you and also i listen all the time on c-span radio. i wanted to put in a plug for your app. it's great and listen all the time. >> you heard on xm channel 119. >> great. okay. i wanted to say i think it's - as a democrat and this may be little unusual, i think it's unfortunate that aarp is taking this position. i think it's going to end up divide people more along generational lines. rather than fair partisan lines. realistically looking at the long-term and maybe generationx folks like myself. we have to take a bit of a different perspective on this and i think there is a chance we'll have to raise the age for benefits but also means tests social security at some point and look at it as an insurance program and say you know, i don't know what the cut off plan would be but if you earn about 400,000 dollars a year or some high amount depending where you live. may be different in new york verses kansas city but at
. ambassador, thank you for joining us today. >> thank you for having me. we're talking about the prime minister, the prime minister assuring president obama according from what we're hearing from u.s. officials, there would not be a full-scale ground assault into gaza unless hamas escalated its moves into southern israel. meaning the rocket attacks. we heard an israeli defense force spokeswoman who said we are currently training and preparing for ground possibilities. which one is it? >> well first of all, military, generally speaking will always, this is their job, and i say this as someone who served in the military, you always have to have a contingency plan. so the fact that for 75 people, 75,000 israeli reservists were authorized to be recruited by the idf. it doesn't mean that the idf is going to use them tomorrow. regarding your first question, the israeli cabinet, the commander-in-chief, gave the israeli defense forces a clear mandate, to remove the threat that we view to be of strategic nature. to remove the threat of rockets and missiles coming into israel from gaza. but the
of the surveillance in the wake of 9/11. thanks to the petri at act and continued under the obama administration. the government has more access to info about us than at anytime in history. a small example of what this looks like. check out this graph of u.s. government from google. these are requests that don't require warrants and this doesn't include the security related requests not disclosed. for awhile, i thought the combination of these trends, the u bik wiity of technology was pushing us to a future where citizens would be unable to keep their secrets while the government keeps its secrets. i feared it would end up totally exposed to each other and the state. the state and its doing and what it's doing in our name would be a mystery. then miraculously, but also inevitably, they collided with each other in the petraeus affair. the four-star general's communications with broadwell reveal a lot of mundane personal failings. really, it seems not anything scandalous as far as the public's fear goes. the only possible scandal, as far as i can tell, is the conditions which the fbi came to read
forecast when we cover it a few years from now. >> thanks, brian, a quick development of the situation in the middle east. president obama says israel has the right to defend itself in tieland today. any effort to resolve the conflict -- today is the fifth day of attacks against gaza rocket operations. israeli strikes hit two media centers in gaza today, wounding six palestinian journalists. 53 palestinians, including militants have died since wednesday. today one rocket was fired at tel aviv and was intercept body iron dome missile defense system system. in indonesia, protesters marched to the embassy carrying flags. indonesia, a muslim relationship has no diplomatic relationships with asia. >> iran's official news agency says the one including a syrian government minister did not say whether any of the rebel or exile groups had taken part. there was a meeting last week where opposition groups formed a coalition. >> coming up, the middle east takes center teenage. it's going to be over the controversy of benghazi and susan rice's role in that. also the latest developments in the petra
schmidt, it sounds like you were in that closed door meeting, we know you weren't, but thank you for joining us. >>> there was a story that went unreported on election night. mitt romney's landslide, he actually had many of them across the country in his loss to barack obama. we went to king county, texas where president obama suffered his most severe shellacking. >> reporter: what do you think of barack obama's first term? >> ain't worth a damn. i don't agree with anything he done. >> reporter: it was a sentiment that was also common after president obama's first run for president. 3.4% chose obama, the lowest for any county in the country. if you could tell barack obama to do one thing, what would you tell -- king county is not only barack obama's lowest vote percentage, it's also the county where he received the lowest total number of votes. nationwide, the president tal tallied more than 62 million votes. but here in this county, he got 5 votes. mitt romney winning 139 to 5, made this the president's worst showing in the u.s. we went to the girl's basketball game at guthrie w
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